Bernard Cribbins, Doctor Who Actor, Dies at 93

Doctor Who Actor Bernard Cribbins Dies at 93

After a seven-decade-long career, Bernard Cribbins, who is most well-known for his role as Donna’s grandfather Wilfred in Doctor Who, passes away at the age of 93.

Keep going Doctor WhoBernard Cribbins, an actor, has died at the age of 93. Cribbins portrayed Tom Campbell, The Doctor’s companion in the 1966 film Dalek’s Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.He was a frequent returnee to the franchise in the 2000s. He is most well-known for his role in Wilfred Mott’s grandfather, Donna Noble.

Cribbins was born in 1928 and became a comedian in the UK after he appeared in films such as 1961. Two-Way StretchAnd the series Keep going. He was the British children’s series’ narrator. The WomblesFrom 1973 to 1975, Cribbins launched a successful career in voiceovers and narration. In 2011, Cribbins received his OBE (Order of the British Empire) from Princess Anne for his services to drama. He was also the recipient of numerous major awards for his contributions to children’s arts and television.


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Cribbins died of natural causes on July 27, 2022. Cribbins’ management, Gavin Barker AssociatesCribbins’ death was confirmed by, via a Twitter post. This post details Cribbins’ most notable work and mentions Gill Cribbins, Cribbins wife of 66 year, who died in October 2021. Gavin Barker continues to state that “Bernard’s contribution is unquestionable to British entertainmentCribbins was the “author”He is unique and exemplifies what the best of his generation has to offer.” Please see the full statement below.

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Cribbins was a loved actor who continued to work well into his later years. Cribbins made his last appearance in Doctor WhoCribbins was announced to be returning to the franchise after the 2009/2010 New Year and Christmas specials. Cribbins would be joining Catherine Tate (David Tennant) in a 2023 episode. Doctor WhoThis episode was filmed to commemorate the series’ 60th year anniversary. Official Doctor Who Twitter page posted several tweets honoring Cribbins’ work in the series, including Cribbins’ iconic quote from the show, “Every night Doctor, when it starts to get dark and the stars start to shine… I’ll be looking up at the sky and thinking of you.”

Fans may be familiar with him through his comedy projects or work on children’s TV. Doctor WhoCribbins was beloved actor and loved by millions. Cribbins had a profound impact on British entertainment and the entire entertainment industry. Although his death is deeply tragic, Cribbins’ fans around the world have been paying tribute to him, reflecting on his incredible work and remembering his memory. It’s not known how much of Cribbins’ episode was recorded before his passing. However, Cribbins’ fans will see him again on-screen in 2023. Doctor Who60th anniversary celebration

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Source: Gavin Barker Associates/Twitter

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